DA provides inputs for sustained soybeans production
BUTUAN CITY, June 15 — To provide support to soybean farmers in Tago, Surigao del Sur and help them increase their production, the Department of Agriculture (DA) – Caraga turned over various interventions on June 9 to the Meme Agricultural Farmers Association (MAGFA).
The production support included 2,000 kilos of soybean seeds, one unit of grain master/thresher, one unit sorter, and two rolls of UV plastic sheets which will be used for the drying pavement facility.
The MAGFA is an association of farmers engaged in soybean farming. They were organized in 2017 and now has a total of 100 hectares planted with soybeans intercropped with corn.
Soybean is one of Caraga’s priority commodities. The region is also the producer of the said commodity. (DA-RFO XIII, RAFIS/PIA-Caraga)